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Chartres cathedral.jpg
The cathedral
Coat of arms of Chartres
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Eure-et-Loir
Elevation 121–461 m (397–1,512 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 ft*)
Land area1 16.85 km2 (6.51 sq mi)
Population2 38,889  (2012)
 - Density 2,308/km2 (5,980/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 28085/ 28000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 48°16′20″N 1°17′25″E / 48.2721°N 1.2903°E / 48.2721; 1.2903

Chartres is a French commune in the Eure-et-Loir department. About 39,000 people live there.

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